Chels --- something like this would be cute in baby R's room, throw in purple, and replace the real pictures for the cute etsy prints! Family Picture Gallery Wall by Tatertots & Jello featuring Cut it Out Decorative Wood Cutouts. Love the color!
All food in one place! Rather than custom build cabinets, appropriate the idea using boring old metal or sturdy-but-cute wooden shelves. DIY customize them into a "pantry" with drawers, bins or even salvaged doors attached.